We’ve said many times before that some ELC files need time to brew. Such was the case with our 2019 submission with Ecojustice to Canada’s Competition Bureau asking for an investigation into Keurig Canada’s claims about the recyclability of their >
An ELC Clinic submission prepared for Sierra Club of BC on laws to protect bear dens in British Columbia.
Submission prepared on behalf of the BC Wildlife Federation requesting an audit and examination of BC Hydro’s funding of the Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) and the propriety of the FWCP’s current distribution of BC Hydro funds for fish >
An ELC Clinic submission prepared on behalf of Surfrider Foundation Canada providing comments on Canada’s draft Single-Use Plastics Prohibition Regulations.
Application regarding a proposed Natural Gas Liquids Recovery Project in the Prince George area, submitted to BC’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy and the Chief Executive Assessment Officer on behalf of Too Close 2 Home on January 31, >
May 2019 co-submission with Ecojustice to Canada’s Competition Bureau asking for an investigation into Keurig Canada’s claims about the recyclability of their coffee pods. RESULTS: In response, Canada’s Competition Bureau ordered Keurig to stop their misleading advertising, fined them $3million, >
Media: Westcoast Olefins pulls out of Polyethylene Project, still going ahead with Pineview plant (2021 Oct 20) CKPGToday.ca Proposed $5.6 billion petrochemical plant criticized by Prince George residents (2021 Sep 22) CBC News West Coast Olefins opposition reaches PG City >
Over the past year, the ELC analyzed a variety legal options for urgently protecting the prime salmon and sturgeon habitat between Hope and Mission (the “Heart of the Fraser”). This habitat is essential in order to support salmon runs, some >
This summer, the ELC asked the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development and the Auditor General of Canada for an inquiry Into Canada’s failure to control Elk Valley’s coal mine pollution. The comprehensive submission, prepared on behalf of Wildsight, >
The ELC’s work primarily serves British Columbia, but it often has much wider usefulness and impact. Such was the case that led to our recent collaborative work with the Justice and Corporate Accountability Project (JCAP) on an Amicus Curiae brief >